Loftus Hall, Ireland’s Most Haunted House

Loftus Hall
Loftus Hall is a house located in County Wexford and is part of the Hook Peninsula, known as the Hook Peninsula for its shape.This photo of Loftus Hall is courtesy of TripAdvisorOriginally the house was a castle but replaced the castle in 1350. It...

A Guide to Scotland | Attractions & Must-See Places

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Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom, its capital is Edinburgh. It is surrounded with water from three directions, the Atlantic Ocean from the north and west, the North Sea to the south, and the North Channel to the southwest, it also shares...

Explore the Haunted Wicklow Gaol, County Wicklow

Wicklow Gaol, County Wicklow
Out of the many attractions found in County Wicklow, one that is a must visit for all visitors to the area is the Wicklow Gaol.  At Wicklow Gaol, the infamous former prison has now been transformed into an impressive tourist museum attraction, where you...

Exploring Ireland’s Ancient East

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Nestled amongst the rolling hills of Boyne Valley lies Newgrange, a passage tomb constructed by Stone Age farmers over 5,000 years ago. Celebrated by historians as the archaeological jewel of Ireland’s Ancient East, debate continues to surround the neolithic tomb and its mysterious origins....

Blarney Castle: Where Irish Myths and History Combine

Blarney Castle- Ireland
Located near county cork, you'll find the captivating medieval Blarney Castle, built over six hundred years ago. This Irish castle is filled with endless myths and legends that would attract anyone to see it up close and personal, to uncover its incredible stories.The castle...

Drunken History: Ireland’s Whiskey Heritage

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Ireland has a rich and proud history when it comes to whiskey: even the word itself is derived from the Gaelic ‘uisce beatha’ (‘water of life’). Throughout the island of Ireland you will find whiskey distilleries, each one with their own unique story to...

Grace O’Malley: Meet the Greatest 16th-Century Irish Feminist

Known as an Irish chieftain and legend of the sea, Grace O’Malley is remembered as one of the greatest and most important figures of her era. A ferocious pirate and sea conquerer who stopped at nothing to build an empire for herself and her...

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin

EPIC Museum Dublin
The Irish Emigration Museum is also known as EPIC Dublin; one of the best museums in Ireland to Visit. At the 26th annual 'World Travel Awards', EPIC Museum Dublin was voted as 'Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction'.We can certainly see why, as the Irish Emigration...

Arthur Guinness: The Man Behind the World’s Most Famous Beer

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Ireland is famous for being the home of many talented people from poets, authors, to actors and even inventors. One of Ireland’s greatest ever inventors is a man that most Irish people will already know, he is, of course, Arthur Guinness.  If you’re unsure...

Reasons to visit Ireland; From Medieval Castle’s to Enchanting Landscapes

Reasons to visit Ireland
As summer approaches, and you start to plan your travel adventures, ConnollyCove wants to make sure you don’t miss out on an unforgettable trip to Ireland. There are so many sensational reasons to visit Ireland this summer, or pretty much any time of the...